The table below looks at the statistics for STL skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited STL over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Standard Template Library (STL)
Rank 470 352 419
Rank change year-on-year
-118 +67
Contract jobs citing STL 112 208 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.43% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.79% 1.47% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 145 104
Average daily rate
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£600 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £323 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £322 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -0.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 12
Average hourly rate £47.00 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.75 £37.50 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £41.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
STL
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14196 14151 14913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.06% 29.33% 27.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 9332 9313 9048
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 242 357
Average hourly rate £34.00 £36.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.69 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

STL
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing STL across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

STL Jobs Demand Trend in England

STL
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing STL across the England region.

STL Daily Rate Trend in England

STL
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing STL across the England region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

STL Daily Rate Histogram in England

STL
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing STL across the England region.

STL Hourly Rate Trend in England

STL
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing STL across the England region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

STL Hourly Rate Histogram in England

STL
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing STL within the England region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -59 97 £600 +4.34% 35
South East -35 13 £350 +8.61% 8
South West - 2 - - 8
East of England - - - - 5
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 3
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing STL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited STL.

1 173 (100.00%) C++
2 108 (62.43%) SQL
3 103 (59.54%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 92 (53.18%) Oracle
5 90 (52.02%) Linux
6 71 (41.04%) UNIX
7 61 (35.26%) Multithreading
8 50 (28.90%) Python
9 49 (28.32%) Windows
10 47 (27.17%) Finance
11 46 (26.59%) Derivative
12 45 (26.01%) OO
13 40 (23.12%) C#
14 36 (20.81%) Software Engineering
14 36 (20.81%) Fixed Income
15 34 (19.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 33 (19.08%) XML
17 31 (17.92%) Banking
18 28 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
19 27 (15.61%) Relational Database
20 23 (13.29%) Perl
21 22 (12.72%) Degree
22 21 (12.14%) Front Office
22 21 (12.14%) Oracle Database
23 20 (11.56%) Low Latency
24 19 (10.98%) Unit Testing
24 19 (10.98%) Shell Script
25 18 (10.40%) Interest Rate Derivative
25 18 (10.40%) Investment Banking
26 17 (9.83%) Regression Testing

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing STL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited STL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (6.36%) WebSphere
2 3 (1.73%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 12 (6.94%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.20%) MS Project
3 6 (3.47%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.58%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.58%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.16%) GSM
1 2 (1.16%) UMTS
1 2 (1.16%) 3G
1 2 (1.16%) LTE
1 2 (1.16%) Multicast
2 1 (0.58%) HTTP
2 1 (0.58%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (15.61%) Relational Database
2 21 (12.14%) Oracle Database
3 14 (8.09%) OLTP
4 13 (7.51%) RDBMS
5 11 (6.36%) ObjectStore
5 11 (6.36%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (4.05%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (3.47%) SQL Server
7 6 (3.47%) KDB
8 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.16%) Big Data
9 1 (0.58%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (4.62%) Visual Studio
1 8 (4.62%) Subversion
2 3 (1.73%) LabVIEW
2 3 (1.73%) GoogleTest
3 2 (1.16%) Hudson
3 2 (1.16%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.58%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.58%) Maven
4 1 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.58%) Build Forge
4 1 (0.58%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.58%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (0.58%) Ant
General
1 47 (27.17%) Finance
2 31 (17.92%) Banking
3 21 (12.14%) Front Office
4 18 (10.40%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.47%) Electronics
6 3 (1.73%) Military
7 2 (1.16%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.16%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.58%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 145 (83.82%) Developer
2 123 (71.10%) C++ Developer
3 22 (12.72%) Python Developer
4 19 (10.98%) Software Engineer
5 15 (8.67%) C++/C# Developer
6 14 (8.09%) C# Developer
7 11 (6.36%) C++ Software Engineer
8 10 (5.78%) Quantitative Developer
9 8 (4.62%) C++ Quantitative Developer
9 8 (4.62%) UNIX Developer
9 8 (4.62%) Senior Developer
10 7 (4.05%) SQL Developer
10 7 (4.05%) Lead Developer
11 6 (3.47%) Senior C++ Developer
12 5 (2.89%) Technical Leader
12 5 (2.89%) Technical Developer
12 5 (2.89%) Software Developer
13 4 (2.31%) Project Leader
14 3 (1.73%) Programmer
14 3 (1.73%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (59.54%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 33 (19.08%) XML
3 15 (8.67%) .NET
4 11 (6.36%) WebSphere MQ
4 11 (6.36%) Twisted
4 11 (6.36%) Django
4 11 (6.36%) ZeroMQ
5 7 (4.05%) HTML
5 7 (4.05%) FpML
5 7 (4.05%) CSS
5 7 (4.05%) XSLT
6 4 (2.31%) Middleware
6 4 (2.31%) Qt
7 3 (1.73%) Silverlight
8 2 (1.16%) POCO
8 2 (1.16%) WCF
8 2 (1.16%) WPF
8 2 (1.16%) OpenGL
8 2 (1.16%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.16%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 46 (26.59%) Derivative
2 36 (20.81%) Fixed Income
3 34 (19.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 18 (10.40%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 13 (7.51%) Grid Computing
6 12 (6.94%) Credit Derivative
7 10 (5.78%) Credit Risk
7 10 (5.78%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (5.20%) Mathematics
9 8 (4.62%) Market Risk
10 7 (4.05%) Open Source
11 5 (2.89%) Hedge funds
11 5 (2.89%) Equities
12 4 (2.31%) Computer Science
13 3 (1.73%) Physics
13 3 (1.73%) N-Tier
13 3 (1.73%) Statistics
14 2 (1.16%) Embedded Systems
15 1 (0.58%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 90 (52.02%) Linux
2 71 (41.04%) UNIX
3 49 (28.32%) Windows
4 11 (6.36%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.16%) Solaris
6 1 (0.58%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (35.26%) Multithreading
2 45 (26.01%) OO
3 36 (20.81%) Software Engineering
4 28 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (11.56%) Low Latency
6 19 (10.98%) Unit Testing
7 17 (9.83%) Regression Testing
7 17 (9.83%) Analytics
8 14 (8.09%) OOD
8 14 (8.09%) Database Tuning
9 12 (6.94%) UML
10 11 (6.36%) Risk Analysis
11 10 (5.78%) Algorithmic Trading
12 9 (5.20%) Project Management
13 8 (4.62%) Risk Management
14 7 (4.05%) Validation
14 7 (4.05%) Operations Research
14 7 (4.05%) Project Planning
14 7 (4.05%) Software Architecture
15 6 (3.47%) Financial Modelling
Programming Languages
1 173 (100.00%) C++
2 108 (62.43%) SQL
3 50 (28.90%) Python
4 40 (23.12%) C#
5 23 (13.29%) Perl
6 19 (10.98%) Shell Script
7 17 (9.83%) Java
8 10 (5.78%) C
9 8 (4.62%) JavaScript
10 7 (4.05%) VC++
11 4 (2.31%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.16%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.16%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.16%) PHP
13 1 (0.58%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.58%) VBA
13 1 (0.58%) XAML
13 1 (0.58%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 22 (12.72%) Degree
2 4 (2.31%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.31%) PhD
Systems Management
1 1 (0.58%) Control-M
Vendors
1 92 (53.18%) Oracle
2 10 (5.78%) Sybase
2 10 (5.78%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.31%) DataSynapse
4 3 (1.73%) Google
4 3 (1.73%) Cognizant
5 1 (0.58%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.58%) Autodesk
5 1 (0.58%) Perforce
5 1 (0.58%) SolidWorks
5 1 (0.58%) 29West
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